Adams Elementary School

Lincoln Public Schools

Adams Elementary School

Located in a rapidly-developing residential and commercial area of southwest Lincoln, Adams Elementary School provides 95,000 SF of exceptional learning space for students from Kindergarten through fifth grade and early childhood special education programs. Located on 22 acres adjacent a residential development and public park, the Adams Elementary site includes recreational fields, play grounds, staff and visitor parking, and student drop off lanes.

Lincoln Public Schools challenged the design team of Sinclair Hille Architects to creatively design a new elementary school that would provide a stimulating learning environment for students and much needed community space for after-hours meetings and club athletics. Designed for a student capacity of 800, the arrangement of public and private spaces were thoughtfully organized to increase the level of security in the building through physical separation of program uses. 


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The Concordia University Team has always worked through the design process with Sinclair Hille‚Äôs leadership and come away feeling like our project priorities were understood. Setting overall project goals in the initial design meeting with Sinclair Hille has proven to be a key to our success.

Dave Kumm

CFO, Concordia University